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Training & Education

As part of its training and professional development efforts, the South Carolina Film Commission presents a series of production seminars each year.  All workshops are provided to South Carolina residents at no charge and on a regular basis by action of the S.C. Motion Picture Incentive Act, passed by the state legislature in 2004.

Go here to learn more about our workshops and to sign up for the upcoming ones.

 

Here is a partial list of past workshops we have offered:

  • AUDITIONING FOR FILM & TELEVISION with Casting Director Matthew Sefick, CSA
  • BOOM & SCISSOR LIFT CERTIFICATION TRAINING
  • CASTING SEMINAR WITH AVY KAUFMAN (NATIONAL TREASURE, LIFE OF PI, LINCOLN)
  • WIDE ANGLE PITCH CONFERENCE WITH EFFIE BROWN
  • SCRIPT SUPERVISING WITH MARTHA PINSON (THE AVIATOR, SHUTTER ISLAND, HUGO)
  • AN AFTERNOON WITH RUSSELL CARPENTER, ASC (TITANIC, ANT MAN)
  • SCRIPT & STORY WORKSHOP WITH TREVOR MUNSON
  • LOCATIONS MANAGEMENT WITH MAC GORDON (HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY, SOLACE, RIDE ALONG [1 & 2] )
  • P.A. BOOT CAMP
  • CAREERS IN ACTING WITH ANNA CAMP & MONIQUE COLEMAN
  • SCRIPT & STORY FOR FILM & VIDEO with THE STORY PIRATES
  • MUSIC SYNCHRONIZATION FOR FILM, TV AND ADVERTISING
  • VFX & POST-PRODUCTION PIPELINE
  • BECOMING A BETTER SCREENWRITER WITH PETER J. FOX
  • PRODUCTION LEGAL SEMINAR WITH DAVID PIERCE

 

Fee Required Websites 

Below the Line

$10 - Month
$100 - 1 Year   

https://www.findfilmwork.com

Production Weekly

$75 - Month
$375 - 6 Months
$675 - 1 Year

https://www.productionweekly.com

The Mercury Production Report

52 - Monthly                                                    
$225 - 6 Months                                                
$400 - 1 Year
https://www.thempr.net/

Entertainment Careers

$25 - 3 Months        
$45 - 6 Months      
$70 - 12 Months
https://www.entertainmentcareers.net/sbjobs/

Production Alert

$59.95 - Monthly
$145 - 3 Months
https://www.productionalertusa.com

Media Match

$90 Yearly                                                            
$15 Monthly
https://www.mediamatch.com

FREE WEBSITES

Job Hero

Career-related information, including sample resume content for thousands of job titles.
https://www.jobhero.com

Creative Handbook

https://creativehandbook

EDUCATIONAL

A Beginner's Training Guide to Filmmaking with Premiere Pro

https://www.certstaff.com/classes/beginners-guide-filmmaking-adobe-premiere.html

Podcasts via Octane Seating

A guide offering the top podcasts that revolve around the world of film, TV, and cinema in general.
https://octaneseating.com/blog/ultimate-list-of-movie-podcasts/#podcasts-about-movies-and-film

OTHER LINKS/GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT


Contact The Film Commission

South Carolina Film Commission
1205 Pendleton Street, Room 225
Columbia, SC 29201


Call one of our representitives below:

Matt Storm

Matt Storm

Manages the Film Office, oversees auditing, payment, grants, training, economic development-marketing.

Tel: 803-737-1785
Dan Rogers

Dan Rogers

Manages locations, scouts, permitting, location database, websites, economic development-marketing.

Tel: 803-737-0496